Definition of Try out

1. Verb. Put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to. "Test this recipe"

Exact synonyms: Essay, Examine, Prove, Test, Try
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Control, Verify, Float, Field-test
Derivative terms: Examination, Examination, Examination, Examiner, Test, Testing, Trial, Trier, Tryout

2. Verb. Try something new, as in order to gain experience. "The composer experimented with a new style"
Exact synonyms: Experiment
Related verbs: Experiment
Derivative terms: Experimentation

3. Verb. Perform in order to get a role. "She auditioned for a role on Broadway"
Exact synonyms: Audition
Category relationships: Performing Arts
Generic synonyms: Perform
Specialized synonyms: Read
Derivative terms: Audition, Tryout

4. Verb. Take a sample of. "They try out more bread"; "Sample the regional dishes"
Exact synonyms: Sample, Taste, Try
Generic synonyms: Consume, Have, Ingest, Take, Take In
Specialized synonyms: Degust
Derivative terms: Sample, Sampler, Sampler, Sampler, Taste, Taster, Tasting, Tasting, Trial, Trier, Tryout

Definition of Try out

1. Verb. (transitive) To test something in order to see if it works. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To undergo a test before being selected; to audition. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Try Out

truthy
trutination
trutinations
truttaceous
truxilline
truxillines
try
try-hard
try-hards
try-in
try-on
try for
try on
try one's hand
try one's luck
try out (current term)
try out one's own chops
try square
tryal
tryals
trye
tryed
tryer
tryers
trygon
tryhard
tryhards
tryin'
trying
trying on

Literary usage of Try out

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1911)
"... the prosecution should meet and the court try out; and if no counter showing is made by the state, the allegation will ordinarily be taken as true. ..."

2. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1917)
"... it being thought by some courts that a hardship would be inflicted upon the parties to compel them to try out first the question whether the federal act ..."

3. Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual by Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe (1921)
"THE TRY-OUT At last comes the try-out for the actual selection of the team. A definite date has been fixed for a long time ahead. Judges are chosen who are ..."

4. Public Speaking Today: A High School Manual by Frank Cummins Lockwood, Clarence De Witt Thorpe (1921)
"THE TRY-OUT At last comes the try-out for the actual selection of the team. A definite date has been fixed for a long time ahead. Judges are chosen who are ..."

5. Records of the Reformation: The Divorce 1527-1533. Mostly Now for the First by Nicholas Pocock (1870)
"And thus fare ye well, and as ye wol the king's good and have my heart and service for ever, try out these things and ascertain me by your next letters. ..."

6. Annual Proceedings: Addresses, Reports, Bibliographies and Discussions (1920)
"How does the try-out person get the information that the job is to be tried out in departments ... From try-out sticker placed on instruction ticket. 13. ..."

7. A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I. to the by George Brodie (1822)
"... upon the principle of the visitation of the church, who should be authorized " to try out and examine by all good ways and means, the offences of all ..."

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